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2013 Stories by Allison Perkins

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  • Let’s Talk

    published December 26, 2013

    There’s a new YouTube program called The Grotto Talk Show launching in January. It’s only natural to have a launch party, and... More >>

  • Girls’ Night Out

    published December 26, 2013

    It’s ladies’ night, oh what a night: Paint the Town Red Parties will be holding its first quarterly event at Quixotic World in Deep... More >>

  • Buckle Up And Explode

    published December 19, 2013

    The Lollie Bombs are exactly what you’re thinking — sweet, but they’ll also explode in your face. With boobs!!! The best... More >>

  • I Got The Body, You Got The Brains

    published December 12, 2013

    It’s Dallas, so ice skating outside isn’t really a thing. Every year the Hilton Anatole rights this egregious wrong with Sparkle!, a... More >>

  • Griswolds, Gremlins and Maybe a Grinch

    published December 12, 2013

    When you grow weary of tear-jerking, leg-lamp-shattering, Clark Griswold-flustering, keep-the-change-you-filthy-animal Christmas films, head to... More >>

  • Calm Down. Pet A Dog.

    published December 5, 2013

    Pack up the poop bags and head to the Pet Expo in Fair Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and HOLY SHIT WHY WOULD YOU MAKE IT SO CLOSE TO... More >>

  • Adam And Steve Make Great Hot Cider

    published December 5, 2013

    The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, The Uptown Players’ latest production, is basically the story of gay Christmas. Fabulous... More >>

  • It Tones For Thee

    published November 28, 2013

    Tone Bell is from Atlanta, but he started his standup in Dallas, so show him some of that B_G love. Tone was on the now-canceled... More >>

  • Iron Out Your French Dressing

    published November 21, 2013

    Merci beaucoup. The 30th annual Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival is here, you little beret-wearing neckerchiefs. This year... More >>

  • He’s Not That Mean

    published November 21, 2013

    How The Grinch Stole Christmas is already a legend. Written in 1957, it’s a clever little criticism on the commercialization of... More >>

  • I-69? Repeat: I-69?

    published November 14, 2013

    If “It’s Raining Men” is running through your head, there’s a good reason. It’s the third Saturday of the month,... More >>

  • Put A Bird On It

    published November 14, 2013

    The holidays are almost here and if you really love someone, you spend a lot of money on them. And if you really, really love them, you make a... More >>

  • ThirtySomething

    published November 7, 2013

    Dallas Contemporary is turning 35 and to celebrate, they’re hosting Alive for 35, a two-day nonstop event that crams approximately 35... More >>

  • Reliving Bad Memories + Exercise = Fun

    published October 31, 2013

    There’s a thing called the Bad Prom 5K that’s so much more than just Bad Prom and a 5K. First of all, you run in your worst... More >>

  • Nursing an Obsession

    published October 31, 2013

    Tom Sale is curating The Florence Project at the Webb Gallery and it’s going to be a real doozy. The brain that has... More >>

  • Thankfully, I’m A Masochist

    published October 24, 2013

    It’s been lampooned on SNL, mocked at every water cooler and gushed about over skinny caramel lattes at the corner coffee shop.... More >>

  • Put Up Your Dukes

    published October 17, 2013

    If you grew up anywhere near the ’80s (beat it, Biebers), your TV lineup included CHiPs and Dukes of Hazzard and... More >>

  • The Baddest Bernhard You Know

    published October 17, 2013

    When you think about Sandra Bernhard, you likely picture Nancy, Arnie’s wife on Roseanne, but you need to think a little... More >>

  • Strike a Posehn

    published October 10, 2013

    He’s got a big ol’ potato body, but you love his pasty ass anyway. He was an original cast member on Mr. Show, he’s been... More >>

  • Use Your Brains, People

    published October 10, 2013

    The Walking Dead is back, and this season promises to feature chain-link fences, neutral tones and ample zombie struggles. Maybe... More >>

  • Get Cooking

    published October 3, 2013

    Dane Cook is coming to town, and I know what you’re thinking: “Ew, sick.” “That hack?” “He’s a... More >>

  • Develop Your Scavenging Skills

    published October 3, 2013

    PhotoVelo is a super rad bicycle scavenger hunt in which the list is the opposite of lame. They’re not looking for a gnawed pencil or... More >>

  • Mr. Itch Scratching Tracks? In.

    published September 26, 2013

    7 Deadly Sins Burlesque and Sideshow solemnly swears to be “dark, diabolical and dangerous,” and after seeing the promo pics... More >>

  • Watch Dallas Make Its Splash

    published September 19, 2013

    For the first time in Red Bull Flugtag history, five cities will be pitted against each other. Only one will claim victory. (Someone cue... More >>

  • Gimme That Pretzel Necklace!

    published September 19, 2013

    When you think Oktoberfest, you think Germany, October and beer. But, dear schnitzel, you’re thinking wrong. Change the first two to... More >>

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